Chesapeake fire contained, no injuries
CHESAPEAKE, Ohio -- A fire at a two-story, frame house in downtown Chesapeake was contained to an upstairs bedroom, according to Chesapeake Fire Chief Ed Webb.
"We knocked it down in about 15 to 20 minutes," Webb said Wednesday.
While the cause currently remains undetermined, it started near a mattress in an upstairs bedroom, Webb said.
No firefighters were injured, but a resident was given oxygen for smoke inhalation. The woman wasn't transported, he said.
The bedroom sustained water, heat and smoke damage and there was some water damage in other areas of the house, he said.
The Chesapeake Volunteer Fire Department was assisted by the Proctorville Volunteer Fire Department.
The fire was reported about 1:30 p.m. along Pemberton Avenue.
The Herald-Dispatch welcomes your comments on this article, but please be civil. Avoid profanity, obscenity, personal attacks, accusations of criminal activity, name-calling or insults to the other posters. Herald-dispatch.com does not control or monitor comments as they are posted, but if you find a comment offensive or uncivil, hover your mouse over the comment and click the X that appears in the upper right of the comment. If you do not want your comment to post to your personal Facebook page, uncheck the box below the comment.